Prince Bohemond, Princess Melaz, and the Gendering of Religious Difference in the Ecclesiastical History of Orderic Vitalis

@inproceedings{Yarrow2011PrinceBP,
  title={Prince Bohemond, Princess Melaz, and the Gendering of Religious Difference in the Ecclesiastical History of Orderic Vitalis},
  author={S. Yarrow},
  year={2011}
}
Over the last two decades the study of gender and the linguistic turn has taught historians a greater respect for literary works as historical evidence, and for literary method as a means of understanding historical narrative.1 Some of these insights will be applied in this chapter to the twelfth-century Anglo-Norman chronicler, Orderic Vitalis’s story of Prince Bohemond of Taranto’s liberation from captivity at the hands of a Turkish ruler, by the ruler’s daughter, a Saracen princess called… Expand
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